7 Fantasy books every book nerd should read.
Do you love books with ethereal stories about wizards, goblins, kings, werewolves? Stories that transport you to the magical world of mystery and adventure. Read on as we curate some of the best fantasy books that a book nerd in you would love to read.
A fantasy book often has a world and characters quite unlike our own. The stories filled with a sense of mystery and adventure; the tales of heroism has captivated the mind of book lovers from times immemorial. This genre has been made famous by many movie adaptations such as the Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter etc. Even though many still believe fantasy books are just for kids, but a book lover will tell you otherwise. We bring you 7 of the best fantasy novels you should read.
- Harry Potter by J. K Rowling
Harry Potter is one of the iconic book series of modern times that initiated many young people to take on reading. Its themes of good vs evil, friendship, love and bravery keep you hooked.
- Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
This book is everything from being a fairytale to an intriguing adventure captivating readers of all ages. The riveting story of wizard and Sophie is storytelling and fantasy at its best!
- The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings trilogy has to be at the top of every fantasy book list. Tolkien amazingly narrates the story of Frodo and his epic quest to destroy the Ring of Sauron. Truly a masterpiece!
- A Song of Fire and Ice by George R.R Martin
Popularly known as Game of Thrones series, it is popularized all across by the TV series of the same name. The series tells us about the power struggle in the fictional world of Essos and Westeros. The sense of realism in the series has managed to bind readers through the years.
- The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
An all-time favourite of youngsters, the Dark is Rising narrates the ever-important tale of good and evil in a mythical and lively way.
- Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis
The series set against the backdrop of the Second World War is a story about four Pevensie siblings. An epic tale of sacrifice, redemption and faith will steal your heart away!
- Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Don’t dismiss it as a children’s book, Alice in Wonderland is a complex story and is filled with fascinating characters and their tales that stay with you even long after you have put the book down.
Fantasy not only transports you to a different world and allows you to forget the struggle and pressures of daily life, but sometimes it even helps you to confront your demons heroically! These books are just the tip of an iceberg, and we would recommend you to explore the fantastic world of fantasy books.